Archive for the ‘Songwriting’ Category

If you have not checked out Gary Ewer’s songwriting blog, you NEED to. Seriously, this blog will change your songwriting life. Are you struggling with writers block? Need some inspiration? Have songs that are lacking something? Gary is a songwriter and educator and writes very useful and inspiring blog posts. I have been inspired and […]

If you want to write songs that are commercially viable, or at least in the realm of mainstream popular songs, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel every time you sit down to write. One way to write some pretty sweet songs is to really study songs that are already hits. Take what works for […]

I am always excited when some of my clients start to see some success with song demos that I produce for them. This year, I got the news from one of my clients in Connecticut that his song, “Come to Me” had won the Billboard Song Contest, first place in the Dance genre! The client […]

Songwriters are not usually recording engineers or music producers, so they need someone else to record their demos. They need someone to make the song come to life in the hopes it lassos in some kind of deal or better yet, money! BUT, I think too many songwriters make a simple mistake when choosing who […]

I simply love the passion and drive behind Panic at the Disco’s singer and his songwriting. He says he is basically addicted to writing songs. He does it every single day. I love that! I aspire to be more like that. Read more. ~ Chad I write music to your lyrics

As soon as your songs are on a fixed media….written or recorded…you can claim copyright, even if it is not registered with the government. You can use the ©2011 YOUR NAME and claim ownership of what you created. But what does copyright really get you? What is a copy right? Copyright offers some basic rights […]

When I lived in South Dakota, I sponsored a contest that allowed the winner to record a CD single with C-Sharp Productions. The artists and I cowrote songs and released them. One of the winners was a singer-songwriter named Janice Gilbert. Her energy, attitude and talent set her apart from all of the other contestants. […]